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money. and with new regulations in real estate and different laws and just the amount of foreclosures on the market it took our business away. >> their story is an example of the millions of americans who have slichd into what census bureau defines as poor, a family of four making less than $22,000. john and katrina have been living on their savings for the last two years they haven't received a single paycheck. >> there's a lot of people suffering. >> financial planner and author karen lee says it's important for people who have never faced poverty to keep a positive outlook that things can be better and be versatile. >> i've seen people go from riches to ration and ration to riches. >> with this new baby i can't be stuck and thinking about what i used to have. >> she decided to teach herself web development.
>> literally threw my rolodex away. it was real estate related. it's no use to me. being able to let go is going to be a person's biggest advantage. >> john is betting on a new business he started, building security cages for air conditioners to prevent copper theft, a big crime problem in cities like atlanta. >> this is how you're making a living in. >> yes. >> adapting and retooling is their plan to overcome poverty because they say times have changed and survival isn't just about them any more. george howell, cnn, atlanta. american hikers josh fattal and shawn bower are returning to the united states tonight. they were locked up in iran for two years on charges that they were spies. since wednesday they have been free in oman where they made their first public statement just a short time ago.
cnn goes to oman. mohamed, what did they say? >> reporter: well, it was just a short while ago, a press conference here at the vip lounge at the air temperature. shawn bower spoke first. he said getting off the plane that brought us here three days ago was is most incredible experience of our lives. we'll never forget seeing our loved ones. they went on to thank the leader of man for his work to secure their release. josh fattal spoke right after that. gave another short statement. said just hours after we left prison we were able to swim in the calm waters of the gulf. we stayed up all night with our loved ones. these experiences will be with us for the rest of our lives. we want to thank oman for welcoming our families. he thanked the ambassadors for their hospitality. it was a short press conference. we saw their families there.
we saw it very short in the room. they didn't take any questions from the press. we know they will be depart go man to come back home probably in the next 30 to 40 minutes. >> did they say anything about how they are feeling? they must be incredibly exhausted? >> they did look as though they were still tired, not as tired as they looked when they first got here a couple of nights ago. they certainly looked happy to be with their families. at one point omani officials presented bouquets and flowers to susan bower, josh fattal and sarah shourd. everyone beaming and looking happy. we're told both men have undergone medical tests and also spending a lot of quality time with their families after having been separated. we do know also that last night there was an official long awaited engagement ceremony between sarah shourd and sean bower. they got engaged when they were
in prison but last night it was made official and sean bower gave an actual ring to sarah shourd. they are looking forward to finalizing the wedding plans. >> now those hikers, now u.s. bound. in italy now prosecutors are defending the dna evidence used to convict american amanda knox of murder. today was the second day of closing arguments in the appeal of knox's conviction. she and her former boyfriend were found guilty two years ago of killing fellow college student. the defense contends the evidence was mishandled. knox's mother says she is cautiously optimistic. >> i am. but none of us, you know -- none of us let us go to that for sure place because it's not for sure. you don't know what can happen. the first trial here we were sure she would be acquitted
because there was none of and that didn't happen. we're all a little less stressed. >> and live pictures right now from the nation's capitol where lawmakers are taking the weekend off despite their inability to reach a spending deal to keep the u.s. government up and running. if no agreement is reached next week the federal government could shut down some agencies after the end of the business day on friday. and for the second week in a row, republicans used that your weekly address to attack federal regulations. speaking this morning, maine senator susan collins called for a time-out. >> business owners are reluctant to create jobs today if they are going to need to pay tomorrow to comply with onerous new regulations. that's why employers say that uncertainty generated by washington is a big wet blanket on our economy.
>> during her address collins claimed federal agencies are drawing up more than 4200 new rules. president obama's weekly radio address focused on the economy. he says if the u.s. is going to get serious about jobs, it's necessary to get serious about education. >> education is an essential part of this economic agenda. it is an undeniable fact that countries who out educate us today will out compete us tomorrow. businesses will hire wherever the highly skilled and highly trained workers or located. >> the president says his 447 billion dollar jobs bill will help modernize and rebuild schools. >> the crisis is hitting some groups hard. teens and young adults without high school diplomas. there's a program in washington that's helping them prepare them for full time jobs or college by putting them together with senior citizens. athenna jones has more.
>> reporter: this is not your typical school. >> let me show you how to do that. >> reporter: this 81-year-old is not your typical instructor. here at potomac job corps low-income youth agenciy agency 16 to 24 can learn a trade. >> they call me pop-pop. >> reporter: pop-pop. a group of low-income senior citizens like cunningham who used to be a cook serve as foster grandparents helping teachers train the youth. >> they instruct me when he assign them to do anything he instructs me to see that they are doing at any time right way. >> reporter: the southwest washington job corps campus house 480 students many considered at risk.
ronny taylor is a rarity among the participants. he has a college degree but couldn't find a good paying job and wasn't making enough money to get by. >> reclaim my passion for cooking. >> reporter: he's nearing the end of the program and has a job at a local restaurant. this job corps site is one of 124 nationwide funded by the department of labor at a cost of $1.5 billion a year. the program places 90% of students who complete the two year course in full time jobs college or the military. cheryl christmas who runs the foster grandparent program say it helps the seniors that take part stay active. >> the idea of volunteering, getting out, being connected, it reduces the isolation of these seniors. so they get that health benefit. >> reporter: the seniors get a commuting allowance and $2.65 per hour tax-free stipend in
return. it's money they can use. for the teenagers at this site the program is a chance for a good life. >> finding my passion to cook again, makes memo ti eleva more. >> reporter: it's expensive but worth it. >> it's not a feel good program. this is a program that's an investment in these young people. >> hold the knife. the knife is an extension of your hands. the fbi is rewarding the folks who helped them catch james whitey bullgur. he and his girlfriend were captured after eluding police for 16 years. a dead satellite is now out of the cosmos. nasa's upper atmosphere research satellite fell out of orbit
overnight over the north pacific ocean. no one knows for sure where any of the pieces may have landed, but news photographer in san antonio, texas captured this image convinced that that could be a piece of that debris. of that satellite. endurance swimmer diana nyad is not giving up on her dream. last night she began a new attempt to swim from cuba to florida. nyad was forced to abandon an earlier attempt last month. this time the 62-year-old briefly got tangled up with jellyfish and she was treated for stings. then she took off again. she hopes to make to it florida by monday. and the house of gadhafi has fallen and that's not just a figure of speech. literally his houses have been destroyed. we took a tropical through one of moammar gadhafi's palace in libya. just broken glass and smashed up
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gentleman moammar gadhafi tightly controlled his image as a common man thrusted into leadership in libya. but the civil war is revealing just how he lived. >> reporter: we're outside moammar gadhafi's palace in southern libya. it's a surprisingly sumptuous palace given he's a man that prided himself on living in a tent. this is no tent. ate bit messy. it was recently redecorated by nato. let's go inside and have a look.
this is the front door to the palace. the doors have been knocked off the hinges. not clear whether that's the result of the nato bombing or from the revolutionaries who have made themselves at home here in this palace. now if you were gadhafi, this is where you probably meet visiting heads of state in this entranceway, a nice fountain in the middle and up above an attractive sun roof. however now minus am all of its glass. it is blazing hot down here in the sahara desert so what better way to cool off than take a dip in your own personal private swimming bool. moammar gadhafi said he was an ordinary citizen with no official functions and that want his personal salary was just a few hundred dollars. obviously, though, he must have found some money maybe in i had nest egg to build all of this. but it's not all fun and games
being the brother leader of the libyan people. it's the serious matters of state to be dealt with. probably discussed here in this conference room. after a long day of grueling state craft what better way to relax than lie in a nice comfortable jacuzzi. you wouldn't find this in a bedouin's tent. what libyans found most shocking when they were able to get into these palaces the man the official media always portrayed as ackerman of the desert, shunning the luxuries of life clearly seemed to enjoy them. this is where one of the bombs hit the palace through the roof, into the basement. now we don't know if anybody was killed or injured when this hit took place. we to know, however, in the last few months most government facilities and palaces were evacuated in anticipation of exactly this sort of
eventualilty. the five star lifestyle that moammar gadhafi enjoyed is probably a thing of the past. we don't know where he is or where he's gone, but it's pretty clear he's not enjoying accommodations like this any more. the president of russia today announced he will not run for re-election next year and named the man that he would like to succeed him. that man, vladimir putin. puddin already served two terms as president. the russian constitution barred him for running for re-election in 2008. so he became prime minister instead. now it is legal for him to be president again. the election is set for march. in eastern germany a man is in custody today. police say he fired an air gun at some guards working security for the pope's visit to germany. no one was hurt. police say the pope was never in danger. the ceo of investment giant
ubs resign today. the swiss bank lost $2.3 billion in a rogue trading scandal. a u.s. air force sergeant is recognized for heroism under fire, but he didn't think he would make it out of afghanistan alive. >> i told myself, i'm going to get up, i'll fight, i'll kill them, to what i got to do. if it happens, if i bleed and die it will happen but they go first. >> staff sergeant gutierrez is nominated for the air force's highest war time medal. you'll hear how he earned it and why his entire unit is alive because of him. car crashes are the leading cause of death for children 3 to 14 years old according to the u.s. department of transportation. car seats can go a long waning savinging lives. reynolds wolf shows us a new car seat design by race cars.
>> reporter: the first children's car seat was introduced in 1921 but by today's standards early versions didn't offer much safety. 90 years later an indiana division is looking to the indy 500 for ideas to create what they believe is the safest car seat yet. >> being close to indianapolis really is what inspired us to work with them. >> reporter: the answer sane material similar to the ones used in the race car seats. a foam called air protect. i want reduces the impact by spreading out the force of the collision and air protect has been put to the test. >> we've concentrated on side impact crashes primarily because they are the most dangerous and all the advancements of automotive safety a lot is up in the front. when you talk about side impact crashes you have 18 inches of distance between the side of the effect and the occupant. >> developers say the key is protecting the child's head and
upper torso. >> the design of the seat itself, larger wings out the side. so we address the intrusion that happens in a side impact crash. >> it's on the road now. investors hope crash statistics will the only thing taking a hit. reynolds wolf, cnn. red eye, runny nose, sneezing, might sound like a cold but these are also symptoms of allergies. take a look at the top ten things that trig allergies. ten, cockroaches. perfume number nine. eight medicine. seven latex. six food. the top five when we come back. [ oswald ] there's a lot of discussion going on about the development of natural gas, whether it can be done safely and responsibly. at exxonmobil we know the answer is yes. when we design any well, the groundwater's protected by multiple layers of steel and cement. most wells are over a mile and a half deep so there's a
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all right. we've been talking about what druggers your allergy symptoms. the top five include, mold. insect bites, bee stings, dust mites. animal hair. and then number one pollens. so you've been sneezing a whole lot lately. the pollens causing that this time of year. ate subject of our weekly look at how to get and stay healthy. dr. bill lloyd is in new york right now. how do fall allergies differ from spring allergies?
>> spring allergies involve flowers and grasses so they are very geographic. different parts of the country have different amounts of allergies. in the fall it's ragweed. ragweed grows in all 50 states. each of these ragweed plants can put out 1 billion granules. no one is safe. you hear about pollen counts in the news. the only pollen count that matters is the one at the tip of your nose. kit be very high in your neighborhood and be very low some place else. >> why it is predicted this is one of the worst fall allergy seasons that we've experienced in a while? >> it has a lot to do with the extreme weather that we've enjoyed this summer in areas that were wet, of course, plants grow bigger. weather is very, zri these pollen gra numpb l-- granules gt
bigger and more numerous. >> what can we do. >> stay away from the pollen. limit your outdoor exposure. get inside. close the windows. run the air conditioner to keep that filter clean. you might think about taking more showers. bathe more frequently and bathe your pets more frequently. during the fall don't let your pets anywhere near the bedroom because they bring the pollen in with you. if you do get congested, you might try something simple like a nasal saline that washes out the pollen. if your symptoms continue think about a nondangerousy over-the-counter relief. if that doesn't work see your doctor. >> there's a much greater abundance of over-the-counter remedies these days, right? >> there's an enormous amount of products.
it's easy to make a mistake. when you get an over-the-counter allergy remedy marry up your symptoms with the product. don't be buying products that treat symptoms that you don't have. make sure if you're taking other medications that the product you choose doesn't adversely interact with the medications you're already taking. check with the pharmacist before you make that purchase. look for the nondrowsy kind. nothing is absolutely nondrowsy but brands like clariton allow you to relieve your symptoms and function throughout the day. >> hopefully folks will feel more relief. get rid of that ragweed. >> we'll talk again soon. >> thanks so much. i don't hear anybody sneezing. researcher at purdue university has developed what could be described as a homing device for cancer. >> the more malignant tissue that the surgeon can remove the
better the prognosis will be. >> the procedure uses a dye that tracks cancer tumors and is visible under fluorescent light. it helps surgeons pinpoint and remove small tumors that might be missed. the light aided surgery has been used on patients in clickical trials and will be tested now by the mayo clinic. farmers across the midwest are mystifi denver. hundreds of pigs are disappearing in the middle of the night. one farmer came out only to find hundred of pigs gone. so who ordered the cereal that can help lower cholesterol
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great music from the '80s and r and b. among the people who were honored, dr. benjamin and richard-joyner doing extraordinary things to provide great health in communities that are not getting it and making sure that kids are getting to college who otherwise may not be able to afford it. they were being honored last night and i really had the privilege of being there to help host the event. it was really a great event. >> it looks fantastic. you looked stunning. >> that's nice. i had a lot of fun. it was a good time. wish you were there. >> wish i was too. >> very rainy last night but it didn't dampen anyone's spirits. >> still raining in washington, d.c. we got this weather pattern that doesn't want to go away. area of low pressure that's a cut off low. it means more rain for washington, d.c. and to the south. when low pressure gets cut off
from the jet stream it doesn't have a way of moving on out so we can get some better weather and that's why we're seeing so much rain across the eastern half of the country. the heaviest rain is over the carolinas. we're seeing the strongest storms. you can see hat here in our radar picture. heavy downpours clipping areas of eastern north carolina but moving into parts of virginia and maryland and delaware. you can see some of the hafr rain offshore. jersey shore getting hit with showers as well as long island south shores. rainy day in new york and we'll see more of that as we go through much of the weekend. heavier thunderstorms are cli clinging to the outer banks. and myrtle beach. first weekend in fall is feeling like a wet one across much of the country. but it's also becoming a cool one as high pressure drops down a little bit further south later on tonight those clear skies, radiation cooling, the cool air sit there's. temperatures tonight will drop down into the 40s in kansas city. >> the 40s.
we haven't seen that in a long time. i know. too soon is what i say. we'll get much more of that as the season carries on. thanks so much, bonnie. >> sure. checking our top stories right now. american hikers josh fattal and shane bauer are on their way home to the u.s. after their release from captive activity in iran. we heard their voice for the first time since they were released. >> we would like to thank oman for welcoming us and hosting our families. we would also like to thank the american ambassador and his wife. for their hospitality. we hope some day to return to this wonderful country, but for now we're eager to get home at last. >> fattal and bower talked to reporters shortly before boarding an airplane in oman. destination, the united states. they have been in jail in iran
since 2009,ing charged and convicted on spying charges after crossing the iranian border from iraq. a lovely day for a little r and r for president barack obama and former president bill clinton. they hit the links at the andrews air force base golf course. they played a foursome with the president's chief of staff and one of clinton's aides. republicans are holding a presidential straw poll today at a convention. several gop candidates attended the event. herman kane just spoke a short time ago. we'll turn to a story out of southern minnesota that got our attention. the region is pig country. and apparently hog nappers are on the loose there. 150 pigs vanished from this farm last weekend. 150 plump ready for slaughter
pigs worth about $30,000. this isn't the only place hog nappers have struck. last month nearly 600 full sized squealing pigs disappeared during the night from a farm not far from this one. estimated value of that heist, $100,000. the local sheriff says he rarely hears of one pig being stolen, now he's plagued with hundreds disappearing at one time. >> not only is it difficult to steal that number of animals as you're talking semi loads of animals being stolen but you have to take them somewhere. they are not like stealing a vehicle or something like that. these animals need to be taken care of, watered or need to processed. >> all right. why pigs? why now? farmers are getting record high prices for their hogs this year turning pigs into a hot commodity. economists speculate the thieves are another sign of this troubled economy.
so ryan bode is on the phone with me. he's the farmer that discovered 150 of his pigs missing last weekend. so mr. bote, tell me what happened when you went to the barn and saw that nothing was there? >> it wasn't actually like that. we do an inventory when we empty out a site like that and did the paper work and found out we were missing 35 to 40 pigs per room on a 4,000 head site. that's where the 150 pigs comes from. >> how do you suppose this happens? in the darkness of night? >> hit to be in the middle of the night. during the day there is traffic around these sites. there's people in and out. feed trucks coming around. >> had there been any talk, you know, in the community that
something might be awry, people need to look out for their farms, keep a close count of their livestock, that something like this could happen? >> there wasn't much talk before this happened. you know now, of course, it's a big buzz in the community. i suggest other producers take a look at the security on their facilities and make sure that they are secure and people can't just walk in and out as they please. >> it seems awfully difficult to just go into a barn and steal, you know, 30 pigs at one time and in other incidents, hundreds. how do you suppose it's happening? >> you know, i'm only speculating, not sure how it happened remember but to get 30 pigs out of a barn i would think that people knew what they were doing it could be done in ten to 15 minutes. >> really? how so. explain how that would unfold. >> well, if somebody sneaks up
to the barnes, you know, just on foot, gets in, and gets everything ready, maybe gets the pigs out into the alleyway and radio back to have trailer come up, open the door and chase them out of the trailer and then they are gone. >> so the home where you sleep, is it far from the barn? would you be able to hear a vehicle on your property? when something like this happens? >> actually where this facility is located, the nearest neighbor is probably two miles away. and with the corn, you know, as tall as it is this time the year, and it is in a pretty isolated area, you probably won't notice anybody going up to the site. >> what are you doing trying to protect the livestock that you have right now? >> in all of our facilities like this, we're adding another barrier on the inside where these people got in just another
barer to get through and we're adding more security, more motion sensors and stuff outside. just, you know, to keep this from happening again. >> ryan bode, all the best to you and hopefully that added layer of protection will help you and many other farmers out. >> all right. thank you much. >> hopefully soon investigators will get to the bottom of what's going on there. people from all corners of the world are helping others. ten of them have actually been chosen at cnn heroes and now it's up to to decide who will be the hero the year. find out how next. just accept it, man. free ? doesn't close at five ? try nature. it's a bank. what do you want, a hug ? just accept it. hidden fees, fine print, or they'll stick it to you some other way. stay with the herd, son. accept it. just accept it. accept it. just accept it. accept it. if we miss this movie, you're dead. if you're stuck accepting banking nonsense,
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the u.s. air force awardrd its highest medal, the air force cross. the man who will receive it tells a breathtaking story of courage and dedication in afghanistan. barbara starr met him in washington. >> reporter: air force staff sergeant robert gutierrez was not going to give in. >> don't have time to sit there and die. i told myself, i'm going to get up, i'm going to fight, i'm going to kill them. i'm going to do what i have to do. if i bleed and die it will happen but they are going to go first. >> reporter: operating with a special forces team in afghanistan, his job the office call in air strikes if they came under attack. this time, it was bad. in a village taliban firing at them from all directions. but what happened to robert
gutierrez would have done in most men. >> can't breathe. i was like i can't breathe. i can't breathe. my word were getting cut short. >> reporter: he was shot. his left lung collapsed. he was bleeding. >> at that point i'm just gasping for small breaths of air. >> reporter: this special forces soldier, mike, sergeant first class the unit's medic. under fire he'll save gutierrez so gutierrez can save them all. mike uses a long needle to re-inflate gutierrez's collapsed lung. gutierrez can breathe again. >> i'm sorry. i have a lot -- >> reporter: the entire team is in deep trouble. the team leader and two others are wounded. finally gutierrez has enough breath to radio a pilot overhead. >> he says there's a sizable
force on the east side of the compound, and they are all armed, they are all coming up towards your location. >> reporter: the plane can't bomb the u.s. troops are too close by. gutierrez still bleeding calls in two f-16s. they fly in very low and fast in a show of force. then an a-10 comes through firing its guns. the team then walks wounded and exhausted for nearly two miles to get picked up by a medevac helicopter. >> refused to die out there. >> the secretary donnelly has approved the award of the air force cross to staff sergeant robert gutierrez. [ applause ] >> staff sergeant gutierrez says he's 98% recovered and he can't wait to get back out to the front lines once again. barbara starr, cnn the pentagon. i remember the days before copd.
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and not laughing at that moment. my gosh. that hurts. >> it does hurt. >> i feel for him there. >> sorry mate. >> he walked. >> that's gone viral regardless of where you stand on that happening. ouch. my goodness. >> he was okay. have you played soccer? >> i have. >> usually it's the kick in the shin that i don't like. we'll have viral videos throughout the weekend. >> a lot more coming up. lower c. [ man 2 ] yummy. i got that wrong didn't i? [ male announcer ] want great taste and whole grain oats that can help lower cholesterol? honey nut cheerios.
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